About Asrar ul Haque Majaz

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Asrar ul Haque Majaz

Majaz Lakhnawi (19 October 1911 – 5 December 1955) was an Indian Urdu poet, one of the most important figures in the Progressive Writers' Movement. He was known for his romantic and revolutionary poetry.

Majaz was born in Barabanki, Uttar pradesh, India, to a family of scholars and poets. He began writing poetry at a young age, and his first collection of poems, Ghazal-e-Majaz (The Ghazals of Majaz), was published in 1935. He went on to publish over 20 more collections of poetry, as well as several novels, short stories, and essays.

Majaz's poetry is known for its lyrical beauty, its use of complex wordplay, and its focus on themes of love, loss, and the human condition. He was a master of the Urdu ghazal, and his poems often use nature imagery to express his emotions. He was also a prolific writer of nazms, or free-verse poems.

Majaz's poetry has been translated into many languages, and he is considered one of the greatest Urdu poets of all time. He was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, in 1954.

Majaz died in Lucknow, India, in 1955. He was 44 years old. His tomb is a popular tourist destination, and his poetry continues to be read and admired by people all over the world.

Here are some of his most famous works:

  • Ghazals: "Aankhon Mein Tera Chehra", "Dilruba", "Kuchh Yaadgar-e-Shahr-e-Sitamgar Hi Le Chalen"
  • Nazms: "Main Jab Likhna Sikha Tha", "Khayaal Aata Hai", "Dard-e-Dil"
  • Novels: "Aina-e-Hayat", "Aaina-e-Zauq"
  • Short stories: "Yaad-e-Aastan", "Kaghazi Phool", "Chhaya Aur Phool"

Poet - Asrar ul Haque Majaz
Birth Details : Barabanki, Uttar pradesh, 19 October 1911
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